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December 29, 1997

Local News

Arizona man guilty of murdering Bothell resident

  A bizarre trial involving three murder-for-hire plots, one stabbing death, a "corrupt" Bothell police officer, an Arizona construction worker and an ex-wife out for insurance money came to an end in Snohomish County Superior Court on Christmas Eve.

Dead intruder was a neighbor with criminal past

  The body of an intruder shot by a Bothell resident was determined to be that of 27-year-old Paul "Pablo" Young, a man well-known to law enforcement authorities.

Police beat


City needs Parks Commissioner

  The new appointee will join the seven-member board which provides recommendations to the council on acquisition, improvement and best use of open space, city parks, playgrounds, recreation programs and facilities.

Notice of Commission meetings

  The Board of Commissioners of King County Public Hospital District will interview candidates for the vacant Commissioner position at three separate meetings in January.

WPKL broadcasting Woodinville events

  Radio Woodinville hit the airwaves December 12, broadcasting on 1610 AM.

Missing brother found in Brier

  A 71-year-old Spokane man reported missing from his brother's Woodinville-area home early Saturday morning turned up in Brier that afternoon. Takey Hayashi, who suffers from Alzheimer's, wandered away from the home in the 24300 block of 80th Ave.

Scout sells over 155 Christmas wreaths

  Boy Scout Jeff Stanislawski of the Troop 422's Owl Patrol sold 155 Christmas wreaths in December, leading the troop to sales of over 800 wreaths for the season.

Dance classes at Northshore Senior Center

  Ballroom, jitterbug, swing and Latin dance classes for those 18 and older will be held in January at the Northshore Senior Center in Bothell.

Candidates file for Kenmore council

  Three men filed for interim Kenmore City Council last Friday, the first day for filing.

Federov charged in two Woodinville armed robberies, money, booze recovered from get-away car

  Those were the last stops of an armed blitz that stretched from Seattle to Woodinville and ended with the death of Federov's alleged accomplice, Vitaly Kalchik, 18, at the 7-Eleven.

Citizens demand Commissioner's resignation

  No less than four individuals demanded the immediate resignation of Commissioner Dave Callon.

Bothell passes $69.6 million 1998 budget

  Two traffic officers, two patrol officers, a school resource officer and a training officer will join the Bothell Police Department while six firefighters for an emergency responder company come on board at the Fire Department.

Bothell council to begin considering economic plans

  The City of Bothell is inviting residents and business owners to attend the January 5 City Council meeting when the council will begin deliberating recommendations from the recent economic development study.

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Training Announced

  CERT training is designed to prepare residents to help themselves, their families and neighbors in the event of a catastrophic disaster.

Taxes tabled once more

  It may have been the last chance to dedicate an estimated $540,000 in revenues the city could raise from a city-wide two percent tax on electricity and natural gas and four percent tax on telephone and garbage service to street work.

Photography classes

  "Travel Photography: Focus on People" is one of the classes to be offered at the Northshore Senior Center.

Elderhostel announces new options

  Elderhostel offers inexpensive educational programs world-wide, in every state, Canadian province and over 45 foreign countries.


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Zumwalt trial expected this week

  Court documents allege the councilman sold cocaine to a police informant July 25 at the Duvall Tavern.

Wastemobile to visit the Redmond Bear Creek Park & Ride

  Materials such as mothballs, some flea remedies, nail polish remover, chlorine bleach and oven and rain cleaners are also hazardous waste and residents are encouraged to bring these to the Wastemobile rather than putting them in the garbage.

American Bar Association announces photo contest to celebrate Law Day 1998

  The first-place winner will receive a $1,000 U.S. savings bond in a photo competition open to students aged 12 to 18.

Metro to modify bus service for snow, ice

  Metro will reroute service, if necessary, on 117 bus routes to bypass hazardous, hilly streets.

College provides job search resources

  Lake Washington Technical College has the highest job placement rate in the state for a technical college--88 percent of students are employed within nine months of graduation.

Winter preparedness in Washington--Safety tips for motorists

  If planning to cross mountain passes, be sure to call ahead for highway and weather conditions. It's a toll-free call: 1-888-SNO-INFO.

Holiday pounds: easy come...not-so-easy go

  Over-hunger often leads to over-eating, and over-eating, well, we all know what that leads to.

Community agriculture grants

  There will be approximately $100,000 available in early 1998 to distribute for projects totaling from $2,500 to $10,000.

Daffodil Days needs volunteers

  Daffodil Representatives are needed to take orders for daffodils from co-workers, friends and associates.


  Marguerite C. Price